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Poster: Time Traveller Date: Nov 5, 2009 3:12am
Forum: texts Subject: Read Online issue

When reading a text from the IA using the Read Online option, how can I get rid of that search box and results, on the right-hand side of the reading window?

Its a great pain, as it uses valuable real estate on my screen, preventing me from enlarging the text, to make it readable, as once the text is readable, the page is too wide for the viewing window.

And I have yet to use the search function, and very likely I never will need the search function.

I use the Read Online option, only to decide if I should download the PDF file.

And thats all that 99% of people would use it for anyway.

Peter

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Poster: garthus Date: Nov 5, 2009 5:47am
Forum: texts Subject: Re: Read Online issue

Peter,

yes this is a good point; when I am reading on-line it does waste time and causes more moves to be required when reading a document.

Gerry

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Poster: stbalbach Date: Nov 5, 2009 8:44am
Forum: texts Subject: Re: Read Online issue

Agreed. The search box should be collapseable/hideable/optional to free up screen space so the book can be enlarged to its max size.

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Poster: Time Traveller Date: Nov 5, 2009 7:48pm
Forum: texts Subject: Re: Read Online issue

Therefore I actually wasted time trying to find the switch, I think logical, and it is logical to be able to get rid of it.

After all, in Firefox I can turn off side bars, in Windows I can turn off window side bars, in Fox-it I can turn off side bars.

If it was Tracey's idea, that is understandable, she is overqualified, and obviously rarely visits the text archive as a user.

But certainly its Tracey's job to fix it, IF SHE KNOWS HOW.

And I she says nothing in the next few days, I now have email contacts for her.

Peter

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Poster: stbalbach Date: Nov 5, 2009 8:01pm
Forum: texts Subject: Re: Read Online issue

Peter,

For the Bookreader, you can report a bug or request a feature from this page:

http://openlibrary.org/dev/docs/bookreader

..which will reach the developers. Tracy isn't listed as one though. Raj and Mang are the core developers.

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Poster: Time Traveller Date: Nov 5, 2009 10:47pm
Forum: texts Subject: Re: Read Online issue

that is a surprise, I thought Tracey did everything, according to her web site.

But I suppose its good news, it will get fixed easier then one of my 3 pairs of glasses, will suit again.

Thanks

Peter

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Poster: SEHASU Date: Nov 5, 2009 9:10am
Forum: texts Subject: Re: Read Online issue

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AM LOOKING FOR THE JOB OVERSEAS,
PLEASE ANYBODY HELPTO GETTHE JOB PLEASE.

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Poster: Time Traveller Date: Nov 5, 2009 7:58pm
Forum: texts Subject: Re: Read Online issue

the text forum is not for job finding.

check out this link
http://www.mcnz.org.nz/Registration/SelfAssessmentforRegistration/tabid/70/Default.aspx

the rest is up to you. if you are a doctor, you should know how to go about it.

Please now, go elsewhere and stop contaminating this topic.

Peter